Shulga Law Firm PC

Arina Shulga


Shulga Law Firm PC

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Ms. Shulga holds a J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (summa cum laude), a Certificate of Study in Business Policy and Management from The Wharton School of Business, a B.A. degree from Mount Holyoke College (magna cum laude), and an International Baccalaureate degree from the Lester B. Pearson United World College of the Pacific.

After graduating from Penn Law, Ms. Shulga joined Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. For the next seven years, Ms. Shulga represented a wide range of clients, from individuals and startups to the Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries, including financial services, banking, technology, fashion, apparel, entertainment and health care. Ms. Shulga advised public companies on preparation and filing of periodic reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission; represented investors, issuers, underwriters and selling stockholders in private and registered securities offerings, including IPOs, convertible debt offerings, high yield debt offerings, and A/B exchange offers; advised companies on compliance with contractual obligations, internal restructurings and joint ventures; and represented companies and their advisors in tender offers, consent solicitations and leveraged buy-out transactions. Ms. Shulga launched Shulga Law Firm in 2010, and since then has represented entrepreneurs, startups, mid-sized companies, employees and investors.

Ms. Shulga is active in the New York City startup community. She authors a blog about legal issues affecting small business owners at

Ms. Shulga is bilingual in Russian and English, fluent in French and has basic knowledge of Spanish.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Business Law Business Development, Business Dissolutions, Business Enterprises, Business Formation, Business Organization, Business Planning, Business Regulation, Business Reorganization, Business Start-Ups, Business Succession Planning, Business Successions, Business Syndication, Business Transactions, Business Transfers, Business Trusts, Buy-Sell Agreements, Buying and Selling of Businesses, Closely Held Business Law, Emerging Business Law, Emerging Growth Companies, Entrepreneurial Business Law, Family Business Law, International Business Law, International Joint Ventures, Joint Ventures, Limited Liability Company Law, Minority Business Law, Pass-Through Entities, Private Business Law, Professional Practices, Small Business Law, Sole Proprietorships, Strategic Alliances
Commercial Law Commercial Transactions, Commercial Transfers, International Commercial Law, International Sale of Goods, Negotiable Instruments, Sale of Goods, Secured Transactions
Computers and Software Computer Contracts, Information Technology Contracts, Information Technology Licensing, Software Copyright, Software Licensing
Contracts Contract Drafting, Commercial Contracts, Contract Fraud, Contract Litigation, International Commercial Contracts, International Contracts
Corporate Law Closely Held Corporations, Corporate Banking Law, Corporate Commercial Law, Corporate Contracts, Corporate Control Contests, Corporate Criminal Law, Corporate Dissolutions, Corporate Ethics, Corporate Fiduciary Law, Corporate Finance, Corporate Formation, Corporate Governance, Corporate Income Tax, Corporate Insurance, Corporate Insurance Defense, Corporate Investigations, Corporate Litigation, Corporate Organization, Corporate Partnerships, Corporate Planning, Corporate Real Estate, Corporate Reorganization, Corporate Successions, Corporate Tax Controversies, Corporate Tax Planning, Corporate Taxation, Corporate Trusts, Corporate Workouts, Family Corporations, Foreign Sales Corporations, Hostile Takeovers, Incorporation, International Corporate Finance, International Corporate Law, International Corporate Taxation, Nonprofit Corporations, Offshore Corporations, Professional Corporations, Proxy Contests, Public Corporations, S Corporations, Small Business Corporations, Takeovers, Tender Offers, Transfer Pricing
Intellectual Property Intellectual Property Licensing, Intellectual Property Rights, International Intellectual Property, Internet Intellectual Property, Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property, Proprietary Rights
Investment Law Capital Markets, Cross Border Investment, Emerging Markets, Financial Services Law, Foreign Investment, Foreign Investment in the United States, Hedge Funds, International Capital Markets, International Investment, International Venture Capital, Investment Banking Law, Investment in Eastern Europe, Investment in Latin America, Investment in Russia, Investment Partnerships, Investment Regulation, Mezzanine Finance, Private Equity, Syndication, Venture Capital
Mergers and Acquisitions Business Acquisitions, Business Divestitures, International Merger Notification, International Mergers and Acquisitions, Leveraged Acquisitions, Leveraged Buyouts, Merger Reorganization, Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Mergers and Acquisitions Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions Taxation, Premerger Notification, Spin-Offs
Securities Law Blue Sky Law, Initial Public Offerings, International Securities, Private Placement, Private Placement Syndication, Public Offerings, Securities Disclosure, Securities Finance, Securities Offerings, Securities Registration, Securities Regulation, Shareholder Agreements
Trademarks Internet Trademarks, Lanham Act, Service Marks, Trade Dress, Trade Names, Trademark Licensing, Trademark Prosecution, Trademark Protection, Trademark Registration


  • New York

Employment History

  • Founder | Shulga Law Firm PC

    2010 - 2017

  • Associate | Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

    2002 - 2010


  • J.D. | University of PA Law School

    1999 - 2002

  • B.A. | Mount Holyoke College

    1993 - 1997

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  • New York, New York, New York County

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